Sonoma County Resident Diagnosed With Zika VirusA Sonoma County resident contracted the county's first case of Zika virus while traveling in Central America, health officials announced Thursday.
Big Snack Companies Making Smaller Portions, Adding Warnings To Hold Onto ConsumersBig snack food companies are encouraging consumers to eat less, but the shift in strategy could be more about brand preservation than consumer health.
Oakland Set For Fast Food InfluxOakland has been fighting to become healthier in recent months, but it looks as though several fast food companies are looking to make the move to the town.
Dangerous Levels Of Lead, Cadmium In Popular Chocolate Brands, Watchdog Group AllegesAs parents get ready to fill their children’s Easter baskets, a Bay Area group is raising questions about the levels of dangerous heavy metals in some popular name brand chocolates.
UCSF, San Diego Researchers Challenging Status Quo On Cancer TreatmentsUCSF and UC San Diego researchers have launched a cancer cell map initiative to bridge gaps in the medical field.
Apple, IBM Team Up To Learn More About Sleep's Link To HealthApple and IBM are teaming up to learn as much as they can about sleep.
Health Clinic Opening In San Francisco's Bayview Neighborhood Expects 15,000 Visits Per YearA new medical, dental and mental health care clinic in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood will have its grand opening Thursday.
Increased Coffee Consumption Reduces Risk For Liver Damage, Study FindsNew research shows that a morning cup of coffee may be doing more than giving you a jolt - it may be actually helping reduce the risk of liver damage.
UCLA Researchers Develop Cancer Test That Takes 10 Minutes, Costs Less Than $20UCLA researchers have come up with a way to test for cancer that takes about ten minutes, and costs less than twenty dollars.
Wednesday Is 'Random Acts Of Kindness' DayWednesday is Random Acts of Kindness Day, and before you cynics sneer, you should know that there’s something in it for you, too, including better mental and physical health.
New San Jose Pharmacy Aims To Put Medication In Hands Of People Who Can't Afford ItA new type of pharmacy has opened up in San Jose that aims to provide medication to people who can’t afford them.
Breakfast Might Help Obese People Stay More Active In The Morning, Study ShowsWe’ve always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there’s new evidence that while breakfast may not necessarily result in weight loss, it does result in obese people becoming more active.